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Congratulations Zach!

April 10, 2017—

Zach Roper, a Postdoctoral Scholar working in Geoff Woodman's Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Lab has been awarded an NEI grant titled " A comparative electrophysiological study on the mechanisms of selective attention". Well done and well deserved.

 


Congratulations Jennifer!

February 22, 2017—Jennifer Trueblood has received a two-year Research Fellowship from the Alfred P Sloan Foundation. These highly prestiguous awards are given “to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise….in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. ”Congratulations Jennifer!!!!


Congratulations Geoff!

February 8, 2017—Geoff Woodman has been selected as a Chancellor’s faculty Fellow in the 2017 class, a title he will hold for two years. This is one of VU’s most prestigious awards, given to twelve recently tenured faculty to recognize their accomplishments and provide support and activities for further career development. This makes the second faculty member from our Department to be singled out for this distinction - Bunmi Olatunji was in the Class of 2015.


Congratulations Suzana!

November 18, 2016—

Suzana Herculano's book, entitled The Human Advantage, is reviewed in the November 24 issue of the New York Review of Books. https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/11/24/86-billion-neurons-herculano-houzel/


Bachorowski Interviewed on NPR!

November 18, 2016—

NPR's Radiololab (Season 4, Episode 1) interviewed Jo-Anne Bachoroswki on her research on laughter. http://www.radiolab.org/story/91588-laughter/


Congratulations Megan!

September 23, 2016—

Megan Ichinose is on the Chancellors mental health initiative committee!

 

https://www.vanderbilt.edu/chancellor/committees/chancellors-strategic-planning-committee-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing/


Congratulations Isabel & Tom!

September 12, 2016—Congratulations on a new three-year grant from the National Science Foundation on Measuring, Mapping, and Modeling Perceptual Expertise; PI is Isabel Gauthier, co-PI is Thomas Palmeri, and Senior Investigators are Sun-Joo Cho from Vanderbilt, Gary Cottrell from UCSD, and Mike Tarr and Deva Ramanan from Carnegie Mellon. This project supports a collaborative interdisciplinary research network that aims to develop measures of individual differences in visual recognition, relate behavioral and neural markers of individual differences, develop models that explain individual differences, and relate models with neural data.


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Events

May 3, 2017 – Seminars in Neuroscience: Student-Invited Speaker - CANCELLED

The amygdala circuits in the regulation of divergent behaviors

Bo Li, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory


September 27, 2017 – Vanderbilt Vision Training Seminar

Dr. Alex Huk

4:10pm

MRBIII, Room 1220

TBA


April 11, 2018 – Vanderbilt Vision Training Seminar

Dr. David Berson

4:10pm

MRBIII, Room 1220

TBA


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